CfA Colloquium Schedule Fall 2010
 
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Date Speaker Topic Host
09/09/10 Wystan Benbow
(CfA)
Very High Energy Gamma-ray Astronomy: Whipple, VERITAS and Beyond

[Video of the Presentation]
Dan Fabricant
09/16/10 Steve Sasson
(Kodak)
The Development of the First Digital Camera

[Video of the Presentation]
Margaret Geller
09/23/10 John Huchra
(CfA)
Astro2010: New Worlds, New Horizons

[Video of the Presentation]
Charles Alcock
09/30/10 David Bennett
(Notre Dame)
The Coolest Exoplanets in the Galaxy via Gravitational Microlensing

[Video of the Presentation]
Dave Latham
10/07/10 Asantha Cooray
(UC Irvine)
The dusty Universe unveiled by Herschel-SPIRE

[Video of the Presentation]
Matt Ashby
10/14/10 Martin Israel
(Washington University, St. Louis)
The Origin of Galactic Cosmic Rays

[Video of the Presentation]
Giovanni Fazio
10/21/10 Carolyn Porco
(Space Science Institute, Boulder)
Recent Results from Cassini

[Video of the Presentation]
Dimitar Sasselov
10/28/10 Emily Schaller
(University of Arizona)
Understanding the Surfaces of Kuiper Belt Objects

[Video of the Presentation]
Ruth Murray-Clay
11/04/10 Mary Putman
(Columbia University)
Galaxy Gas Flows

[Video of the Presentation]
Laura Chomiuk
11/18/10 Yue Shen
(CfA / Clay Fellow)
Clay Fellowship Lecture: Pairs of supermassive black holes: from 100 Mpc to pc scales


[Video of the Presentation]
Charles Alcock
12/02/10 Rychard Bouwens
(Leiden)
Galaxy Build-up and Evolution at z>=7: Early results from ultra-deep WFC3/IR observations over the HUDF and GOODS fields

[Video of the Presentation]
Mariska Kriek
12/09/10 Chris McKee
(UC Berkeley)
Sackler Lecture: The Formation of Massive Stars


Jim Moran
12/16/10 David Hogg
(NYU)
Modeling astrophysics data for discovery, classification, and precise measurement

Ryan Foley
Additional Information
Time: Tea - 3:30 PM
Talk - 4:00 PM
Location: Phillips Auditorium, Building D, Center for Astrophysics (unless noted otherwise) [Directions]
Information and instructions for Colloquium speakers.
Information for local hosts.
Organizing Committee: Edo Berger and Ruth Murray-Clay
Webmaster: Edo Berger
 
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